It is a very good thing that I don't work in Vegas. I started off the week predicting the Colts would destroy the Texans 38-13 based on the fact that the Colts have Manning at QB and the Texans are one to give up a short pass in front of the recievers all day long. Manning is an all day long QB (see Montana). He doesn't have to go deep. If the defense gives him the short pass in the crease, he will take it all day. The Texans have scored an average of 13 points against some pretty good teams while the Colts are averaging 28 points against the field. By Tueday, I look at the injury report and see that Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney are probable. The mere fact that they were injured before and there is any doubt is a plus for the Texans, right? OK- Colts 33- Texans 13. Lets not consider that it is only Tuesday and the players just had a day off and the injury report won't be updated until Thursday. Wednesday- I am rehashing the events at the end of a tough Jacksonville loss. They really have a tough team and we were giving them all they could handle. The defense and offense were at odds and were yelling at eachother after the last play. Some may say this is a problem but I see it as a plus. It means they care about our 1-7 season and they are ticked. Colts 30- Texans 16. On Thursday the teams release thier updated injury report and it hasn't changed much...Freeney and Mathis are probale and the Texans have D.Davis as questionable. The D. Davis issue has me baffled. The Texans go to DD 60% of the time and the defense can key on DD to shut down 60% of an offense that ranks almost last in the NFL. With DD out, the Texans seem to have a more balanced attack and seems to keep the defense off thier toes and more on thier heels. Sit down DD. Colts 30- Texans 19. Friday- I see that OUR Mathis may play and it makes me think he may return on for a TD. Considering that the Colts should be kicking the ball to him often, that gives us a better shot. Colts 30- Texans 26 Saturday- I hear of Peyton Manning's rumors about the cheerleader. I know that he is a proud man and is very family orientated. This can't have been a good situation for him all week and his mind may be on legal issues. Colts 27- Texans 26. Sunday- I wake up and it is a great day for a game. Do you want to know my pick? Texans 30- Colts 27. What the heck. I am a homer.